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Public Health Agency secures grant from Burdett Trust to employ and maintain nurses for elderly care in NI
Western Trust is inviting local patients to give feedback on their hospital experience in a survey at www.10000voices.info
Feel Good Fortnight begins today and encourages us towards positive mental health and to 'notice the world without the use of technology'
Western Trust calls for new organ donors during Organ Donation Week from 4-10 September
Lack of an Executive is holding back solution to problem of prescription drugs addiction, says Nichola Mallon
Elisha McCallion calls for a relaxing of notoriously difficult English testing for foreign nurses, to boost recruitment
Proposals include:close 30 beds, reduce elective treatments, consolidate services at William St and Rectory Field homes, constrain admin pay
Trust launches consultation on plans to implement budget cuts of £12.5m as part of wider NI target of £70m
Ward 5 has reopened as Altnagelvin reveals 100 new nurses to qualify in September to combat closed beds due to staff shortages
Assembly report into cancer services ‘scathing’: survival rates in NI are lower than the European average, says Mark H Durkan
'Comprehensive workforce strategy' needed to combat staff shortages in Altnagelvin and other hospitals, says Sinn Féin's Raymond McCartney

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The plinth and plaque memorial to the late tour guide Martin McCrossan will stand outside Foyleside at top of Bridge Street
Following a vehicle search this morning, police in Derry have arrested three men on suspicion of possession of controlled drugs
From March 2018, short break specialists Super Break will fly a charter service from City of Derry to Seville, Spain
NWRC Health Sciences graduate Ashleigh Newton has been awarded a J P McManus scholarship worth £5,500 to assist with her university studies
Santa arrives from North Pole to turn on Derry's Christmas lights in Guildhall Square on Thursday 23 November from 6-8pm